• Kelly says rumors of his demise have been greatly exaggerated … Trump threatens Puerto Rico … US pulls out of Unesco
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Trump chief of staff John Kelly denied he is about to resign or be fired. “Although I read it all the time pretty consistently, I’m not quitting today,” Kelly told reporters. “I don’t believe – and I just talked to the president – I don’t think I’m being fired today.”

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Trump threatened to pull emergency support from Puerto Rico as desperate people in the US territory have been drinking from contaminated wells. Trump tweeted: “We cannot keep Fema, the military and the first responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in PR forever!”

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